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Stanford Arms

94 Stanford Street, Lowestoft NR32 2DD, England
+44 1502 587444
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Lordy! Talk about you've arrived. You wouldn't normally expect to find such a bonafide... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael H
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London, United Kingdom
Excellent

Excellent pub with a large selection of real ale, which is very well kept. Always a good pint and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Steve H
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A well presented public house specializing in real ale with up to 12 available.Six real ciders and a range of craft canned beer also available. CAMRA Suffolk Pub Of The Year 2016. Wood-fired pizzas every Friday from 5pm until 9pm. Live music Sunday afternoons at 3pm. CLOSED THURSDAYS.
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“real ale” (6 reviews)
“great pub” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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94 Stanford Street, Lowestoft NR32 2DD, England
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+44 1502 587444
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lordy! Talk about you've arrived. You wouldn't normally expect to find such a bonafide brilliant pub in a quiet Lowestoft backstreet, about a ten minute walk from the station. If the SA had existed two thousand years ago, modern day archaeologists would have to trowel...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent pub with a large selection of real ale, which is very well kept. Always a good pint and a good atmosphere.

Thank Steve H
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

Totally lived up to expectations after recommendation by a friend who lives in Lowestoft. Superb range of real ales served by really knowledgeable & professional bar manager ( whilst landlord on short holiday break). Clean & tidy pub that only ! ( haha ) had...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Saw a review of this pub and decided to visit it, during a weekend stay in Lowestoft. Took some finding even with a map but it was worth the effort. Splendid range of well kept real ales and the Friday night pizzas were delicious plus...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

So I've been drinking in the Stanford Arms for about 5 maybe 6 years and I was astonished by the way we got treated last night. I used too love a game of pool and have a few ales in the pub. We used to...More

7  Thank Matthew I
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David B, Owner at Stanford Arms, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Hi Matthew, I appreciate you taking time to give us a review, just thought I might pick a few holes in your critique of our popular pub. For starters, if you used the pub a bit more regularly you would have known about the change...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Really lovely pub well run lovely pizzas on Friday's. Live music on Sunday's and family quiss nights.

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

If you love real ale & haven’t been here then you are really missing out !! Lovely friendly staff & landlord/landlady. Pizzas on a Friday truly brilliant , Wednesday night food utterly amazing !!sunday afternoon music to die for !! No pool table or juke...More

Thank sharonblk56
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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Great beers. Visited a Sunday night, warm and welcoming, not at all crowded, good music at the right volume to listen and talk. Lovely clean tables! So many today are sticky and yukky. All in all, a real treat. Highly recommended.

Thank Pat P
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Such a worth while walk to a CAMRA recommendation. Child friendly, lovely staff, aviary in the garden, fabulous and reasonably priced wood fired pizza (Friday's onmy), great selection of beer. The pub was in the top 4 in the country and I would not disagree.

Thank Nick D
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

The pub is renowned for its choice of real ales, 14 on Saturday as a lively clientelle gathered before a pre season football match against Norwich City. Outside in the secluded back garden paella was being lovingly cooked while in the bar olives were available...More

Thank Tim S
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ptb53
23 March 2016|
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Response from David B | Property representative |
It's a good real ale house, the best in North East Suffolk CAMRA area again for the third year running. There'll be Yorkshire beer festival on over the weekend, all ales at £3.40 a pint. It will be extremely busy.
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